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733 Reviews (733)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
388
3 Stars
88
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.9
91.4%
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4.1
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.0%
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80 out of 87 reviews
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4.0
263 Reviews (263)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
125
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.4%
Recommend this course
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6805 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.8

Mattawang Golf Club has changed very little since it first opened in 1960. The traditional layout has withstood the test of time as a challenging but playable layout. The course was designed to blend seamlessly into the natural setting while still testing your shot-making skills. You won’t find any man-made water hazards or artificial mounding on this golf course, instead you’ll be challenged by natural streams and ponds and mature evergreens. At first glance, the layout is seemingly wide open, but don’t let your guard down because the fairways are actually quite tight and many of them are strategically lined with trees. In keeping with the time it was built, the greens are smaller than those you would find on most modern golf courses and heavily protected by sand traps. Over the years, Mattawang Golf Club has built a reputation for having some of the well maintained putting surfaces in the area.

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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mike Myles

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.1
733 Reviews (733)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 43
Thick Rough 22
Water Hazards 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Walkers 44
Seniors 28
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 49
Worth the Drive 32
Convenient to the City 8

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/15/2021

Thanks Sal! We really appreciate your five stars! Come back soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Top Dressing Greens with.....?

Have played and enjoyed this course before and did again on 4/10. Although I realize there are certain things that need to be done to keep the course in the good shape that it is, could there be an alternative to the absolutely horrendous smelling "fertilizer" applied to the greens early Saturday morning? Could it have been done on a different day, perhaps mid-week - a non-peak day? The smell of manure was overwhelming and coated the golf balls on every green with every putt. Yes, we're in the midst of a pandemic, but having water in the ball cleaners would've been welcomed.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/15/2021

Sorry to see your disappointment with the fertilizer that was put down last Saturday early am. The longer then normal morning dew caused the issue.

Our normal ball washers have not been out since Covid restrictions were put in place last May. There are a couple older models that are part of signage that should have a bag over them and will now so everyone knows not to use them.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/15/2021

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, thanks!

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cdm

Course was in good shape, tee boxes much improved from last season. Fair but challenging layout, a couple of long par 3’s 190 +.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/10/2021

We are glad you could see the improvements from last season and found the course challenging.

Hope you will be back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

great vakue

Excellent pace of play today (walked 3 1/2 hrs). The course was in very good condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/07/2021

Glad you enjoyed conditions and got to play such a quick round. Thanks

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Going home!

I grew up playing this course as a young player! Had not been on the property in 40 years and this return to my original home course was terrific! The conditions were great as the greens were in great shape. The same routing only changed by the growth of the trees, and my memories! Great value as well.
Will return this season for another walk down memory lane!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/07/2021

Welcome home, glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to your return!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Outstanding Course & Value

With my club (Hamilton Farm) opening on 4/15, I was in the area on business, & had a free 1/2 day. When I saw the cost of $38 my expectations weren't much. However, I was very pleasantly surprised!! What a great golf course!! Beautifully maintained tee boxes, fairways, & greens, as well as a very challenging layout. Played it from 6,800+ yards, & this course is all you want. Smallish style greens, but they rolled beautifully, & were very fast!! What an Incredible value - and a well kept secret. Anyone who enjoys golf will absolutely love this course. I highly recommend it!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 04/07/2021

Thank you for the well thought out review. We are glad we exceeded your expectations!

We were wondering who that new sweet swinging lefty was? Hope you will be back again soon. Enjoy the season!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mattawang - mid week

Course was in very good conditions. Pace of play was excellent. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 04/07/2021

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Glad you enjoy conditions and a nice pace!

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good condition

As usual, it was in very good condition. First time that I experienced the course getting a little backed up, but usually it's a 4 hour round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Thanks for another day at Mattawang Dano. It was a beautiful weekend day.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

course is in good condition. but i thought i got hot deal using golfnow that included cart. when i went to the course they denied and charged me extra.

Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Per our conversation that day. All our tee times over the winter have been booked as 'walking only' with the opportunity to add the cart when you get to the club. This was very clear in your booking. We did not deny you a cart you paid for, we simply charged you for the cart.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. Glad you enjoyed conditions. Hope you will be back soon as conditions will improve weekly! Enjoy the season!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mattatang

excellent golf course..The 30 mph winds wss the only damper to today's outing. The staff are very friendly and we had a great experience...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/31/2021

Thank you very much for the nice review. Glad you enjoyed yourself even with the tough winds!

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Typical Mattawang

I have played there multiple times, mostly because you can get tee times on short notice. Its an average course, design and conditions typical to a little better than a Muni. Its still early in the year so things are growing in. There are a few interesting holes on the course, and the back 9 is longer and I find harder in design than the front. The greens are on the small side for most holes, and some have some tricky slopes. Decent enough course to play and reasonable for the money. Royce Brook, 5 minutes away, is way better, but also $99 on weekends, so there go, your call.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/14/2021

Thanks Tony, we appreciate your thoughts.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 03/29/2021

Thank you for making the trip from Brooklyn!

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

One of the Best Values

I am not sure why this course is not fully overbooked. Third time playing this year, as expected conditions getting better and better each time. Staff is friendly and accommodating,. Pace of play started slow yesterday, but ranger/starter was right on it. Got the groups to move and played in a little over 4 hours with our whole group walking. The greens are a tad furry and on slow side. However that is most likely due to time of the season and weather. The WHITE tees are a good challenge. There is enough distance and challenge. Its too bad this so far from our homes, they would have a dozen more golfing members if closer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/29/2021

Donald, we really appreciate you playing Mattawang three times already.

The greens did begin to get some growth on Friday but they will be cutting again daily now. Hope you will be back to play us all season! Enjoy

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Simple layout

Simple layout, small greens make it the challenge though. Not going to really pressure your game tee to green but definitely some tee shots you have to play smart. Greens were slow this time of year but rolled nicely.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/29/2021

Thank you for making the trip from Brooklyn this past weekend. Glad you enjoyed the challenge of Mattawang.

If these small greens do not put pressure on your iron game you must be an excellent iron player! Enjoy the regular season!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/29/2021

Thank you for playing Mattawang and leaving a review. You will really enjoy conditions soon when more work can get completed. Enjoy the season.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great weather Great pace

Weather was stunning pace was excellent no one in front or behind 3 hours 30 course is in good condition for March will return

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/29/2021

Glad you enjoyed the course and conditions. It will only improve as we move into April. Hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Was in great shape for this time if year. Great pace of play. 4some walked 18 in 4 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 03/23/2021

Dano, glad to have you back for another season at Mattawang!

We appreciate your continued support!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great

Fun course to play very challenging always love a challeng

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/22/2021

We appreciate your taking the time to leave a review and glad you enjoy the challenge of Mattawang.

Hopefully, you can return when the weather allows for more improvements!

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